The best Quotes and Sayings about Stories

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Richard Bach: Stories

Word to the wise writer: never underestimate your secondary characters! But watch them... they sneak off with stuff.

WritingKa Hancock
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A story is a letter that the author writes to himself, to tell himself things that he would be unable to discover otherwise.

WritingCarlos Ruiz Zafón in The Shadow of the Wind
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True love stories never have endings.

Love, EndingRichard Bach
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I want to tell a story that makes the reader always want to see what will happen next.

WritingKen Follett
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And it's a human need to be told stories. The more we're governed by idiots and have no control over our destinies, the more we need to tell stories to each other about who we are, why we are, where we come from, and what might be possible.

Alan Rickman
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People aren't like numbers. They're more like letters. And those letters want to become stories. And dad said that stories need to be shared.

HumanityExtremely Loud & Incredibly Close, by Oskar Schell
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You always get more respect when you don't have a happy ending.

Julia Quinn
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I firmly believe that a story is only as good as the villain.

Clive Barker
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It never has happened, and it never will happen, and that is why it is told.

Karen Blixen
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A story to me means a plot where there is some surprise. Because that is how life is - full of surprises.

SurprisesIsaac Bashevis Singer
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One can believe in a story without believing it happened.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Oathbringer
 
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All stories told have been told before. We tell them to ourselves, as did all men who ever were. And all men who ever will be. The only things new are the names.

Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - Words of Radiance
 
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I confess, I need stories to understand the world.

Siegfried Lenz
 
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Well, you need the villain. If you don't have a villain, the good guy can stay home.

MoviesChristoph Waltz
 
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Every story I create, creates me. I write to create myself.

WritingOctavia E. Butler
 
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Some people believe if we repeat stories often enough they become real. They make us who we are. That can be scary.

Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark, by Stella Nicholls
 
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The more you read, the better you’re going to become as a storyteller.

ReadingStan Lee
 
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A good story never dies.

Roberta Williams
 
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